Diploma English Program has an annual routine event, namely English Blast which has two categories of competition in the internal academic and non-academic. This event was held by HIMA Diploma English Program Universitas Airlangga. English Blast 2019 had the theme “Bring Back the Courage of Youth” which aims to develop the potential, talents, and hobbies in academic and non-academic fields for diploma English or general students. This event opened registration for the external category for high school students. There were a music cover and storytelling competition. Then, participants got facilities such as: snacks, certificates, and trophies for the winners.
English Blast also held a futsal competition within the internal scope of the department for an internal category. All students and alumni Diploma English Program could join this competition. It was an annual compulsory and as the closing ceremony of English Blast. Futsal competition aimed to strengthen the relationship between students and alumni of the Diploma English Program. Besides, English Blast was also an arena for Diploma English Program students to show their talents in playing futsal (football). Hopefully, this event also can be used as means to develop talents and creativities.